Airbnb is a mission-driven company dedicated to helping create a world where anyone can belong anywhere. It takes a unified team committed to our core values to achieve this goal. Airbnb's various functions embody the company's innovative spirit and our fast-moving team is committed to leading as a 21st century company.

The Location

This position is US - Remote Eligible. The role may include occasional work at an Airbnb office or attendance at offsites, as agreed to with your manager. Airbnb,Inc. can employ in  states where we have registered entities. Currently, employees can not be located in: Alaska, Indiana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Alabama, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Delaware and Rhode Island. This list is continuously  evolving and being updated, please check back with us if the state you live in is on the exclusion list. If your position is employed by another Airbnb entity, your recruiter will inform you what states you are eligible to work from. 

The Job

Dev Infra’s mission is to enable Airbnb developers to develop, merge and release high quality code quickly and reliably. This team works on infrastructure that enables Airbnb developers to be productive across all stages of the software development lifecycle. If we can improve productivity by 20%, the impact is equivalent to hiring 20% more developers. The team is currently working on next gen development infrastructure with a huge focus on moving all stages of development from local laptop to the cloud. This includes the end to end development lifecycle with - workspaces in the cloud, IDE in the cloud, builds in the cloud, E2E testing in the cloud and merge / releases in the cloud.

As an engineering manager on Dev Infra you will be responsible for shaping the vision,  technical strategy / roadmap and for delivering industry leading solutions that scale with the needs of our engineering teams. Products built by Dev Infra define the future of how engineering is done at Airbnb. You’ll have the opportunity to engage with and influence senior technical leaders across the company.  You will bring a strong perspective that inspires change and motivates engineers to develop simple solutions to complex problems. We are looking for leaders who want to join us in this journey to make Airbnb Developer Infrastructure the best in class.

In this role you will:

  • Deliver software products that delight our customers and accelerate our business growth
  • Be conversant in systems design/architecture, can reason about trade-offs, and ultimately own & defend technical decisions / technical direction for your team
  • Have the technical capacity to partner with tech leads and are comfortable helping drive incident resolution. 
  • Empower the team to achieve a high level of productivity, reliability and simplicity 
  • Hire and retain a team of high-performing engineers
  • Manage and mentor a team of engineers and be the guardian of our architecture
  • Stays current on leading industry trends

About you:

  • 2+ years of engineering management experience, with 8+ years of relevant software development industry experience in a fast paced tech environment.
  • Expertise in infrastructure or developer productivity
  • You have excellent communication skills and the ability to work well within a team and with teams across the engineering organization
  • Retained, mentored and hired senior engineers
  • Effectively worked with senior leadership in setting strategic 6+ month direction.
  • Experience with effectively creating alignments with multiple teams and operating well in ambiguity 
  • Track record in partnering with recruiting to build incredible engineering teams
  • Actively coached and mentored team members in their careers
  • Been actively involved in setting product strategy
  • Made culture choices that positively impact all of engineering
  • Shipped several large scale projects with multiple dependencies across teams
  • You are passionate about efficiency, availability, technical quality and system quality.

The Pay

Our job titles may span more than one career level. The starting base pay for this role is between 190,000 and 245,000. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. This role may also be eligible for bonus, equity, benefits, and Employee Travel Credits.  

Belonging & Accommodations

Airbnb is committed to working with the best and brightest people from the broadest talent pool possible. We believe a diversity of ideas fosters innovation and engagement, and allows us to attract the best people, and to develop the best products, services and solutions. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. If you need assistance, or a reasonable accommodation during the application and recruiting process, please contact us at: reasonableaccommodations@airbnb.com.